Death is inevitable, but our perspectives about death and dying are socially constructed. This updated third edition takes us through the maze of issues, both social and personal, which surround death and dying in Canada.
An examination of the dying process as it is experienced in painful and debilitating diseases from the point of view of the sufferers and... Læs mere
Assisted dying and human dignity are two extremely contested topics in Bioethics. This volume offers the first book-length attempt to bring both together. Its authors develop detailed philosophical analyses of dignity, and how it relates to assisted suicide and euthanasia.
This volume contains a selection of essays which focus on issues involving the inviolability of the human body and the decision to end life. Biologists, ethicists, theologians and political scientists discuss whether or not limits should be placed on medical intervention.
Against this background, Cleansing the Fatherland sends a stark message that is difficult to ignore.
In this heart-breaking and powerful book, Brittany's mum opens up about her experiences, offering hope and inspiration to anyone facing the loss of a loved one.
Analyzing the right to die as a controversial social and political issue, this text examines its development in contemporary public... Læs mere
Thoughtful and persuasive, this book urges the medical profession to improve palliative care and develop a more humane response to the complex issues facing those who are terminally ill.
Drawing on ethnographic interviews with activists and using... Læs mere